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that it doesn't require measures like lawsuits in order to uphold the laws of this body has passed. certainly, it is confirmed in this position and i look forward to bringing the parties to the table to discuss the different points of view and see if we can find common ground. >> link you, and i know that state and local government would be appreciative of being involved in that process early on, being at that table, rather than presented with the settlement that they have to live with and have no role in bargaining for. >> thank you. senator, i share your view about the upfront preventive way and i was glad to see that we share those interests. >> thank you, mr. chairman. thank you for dropping by the office since last week. >> it is my view that history will look back on this time and ask how it could happen that the united states of america and the congress did not respond vigorously what the scientific community has. we have scientists who tell us that if we do not get our act together and cut back substantially on greenhouse gas emissions, it is also likely that the temperature will ri
or down. up, man's old age dream, the ultimate and individual freedom consistent with law and order, or down to the ant heap of owe toa tal tehranism totalitarianism. those who would trade freedom for security have embarked on this downward course. given the top of this discussion, the asserted power of the president to take the life of a u.s. citizen on u.s. soil without due process of law, that last portion bears reading again. those who would trade our freedom for security have embarked on this downward course to the ant heap of totalitarianism. in this vote harvesting time, they use terms like the great society, or as we were told a few days ago by the president, we must accept a greater government activity in the affairs of the people. but they've been a little more ex applies it in the past and among themselves. and of all of the things i now will quote have appeared in print. these are not republican accusations. for example, they have voices that say -- quote -- "the cold war will end through our acceptance of a not undemocratic socialism." another voice says "the profit mot
passed to strengthen the laws we have in our country. laura and i have worked real hard this past year and a half or so in oklahoma. we were trying to get a new law passed, one that would help our schools to make sure this never happens again to another baby or family. it's really ironic in the one-year anniversary of the day we. ty, may 17, oklahoma lawmakers decided they were going to kill our law. one of them from coast to win on the channels and said we don't need to laws against saturday. all we have to do is learn how to follow the golden rule, treat others the way we want to be treated. you're shaking your head? you see something wrong with that? yes, sir, me, too. if lawmakers said we don't need no solace. we just need to learn how to follow the golden rule? i don't know about you, but i'm thinking if we don't need new laws, why do we even if lawmakers? for a misguided soul didn't have a clue, did she? i know buys aren't going to stop bullying. without bias against almost everything. doesn't stop them from happening, does it? we have to give the schools and parents the backing
. at this time. you know in 1994, there were only seven states with charter schools. school laws and sixty operational charter schools. today there are more than 5,000 charter schools in forty states. and d.c. the rapid growth of charter schools presents an opportunity to help reform our education system by presenting innovative practicing that can be incorporated in to traditional public school. this growth also presents risk and requires rigorous oversight. deputy secretary miller, one of the concerns iched -- identified in the inspector general's letter to the committee is how effectively -- pardon me, is overseeing an monitor charting school grant. there are numerous report of fraud. do you agree with the concern that there needs to be increased accountability for charter school funds once they reach the entity running the charter school? >> subsequently. yes. we believe that from a policy stand point, the growth in charter school and posh they offer for being able to develop innovative reform are good. we think oftentimes so you a proliferation in different oversight and authorization
is there are certain counties in this country which protect conceal and carry laws which people permit and a lot of people do in these areas, they carry concealed weapons. i'm wondering if there has been any data or statistics done on the incidence of violent crimes or mass killings, in those areas that permit concealed weapons as opposed to an area like the district of colombia which have some of the strictest gun laws in the country. so can we see any kind of statistical relationship between the number of people in an area that would be carrying concealed weapons as opposed to an area like the district of colombia which no one is permitted to carry a concealed weapon? >> okay, let me deal with the first one first. let's fletcher lined. >> okay. i had to deal with carry and conceal weapons in environments. >> okay, there was a terrific show. it was either dateline or 2020. they took a bunch of students who had training in guns and basically gave them fake guns and at some point, someone was going to come in with a gun and start shooting. not a real gun, of course and they would record a respons
, law, we have links to the copyright alliance, links to the copyright office and other places where people should find out information. we have begun one area of our exploration of broader education i wanted to describe and that is working with an organization to help the state of california to develop a k-12 curriculum on copyright and fair use. one of the things we identified in our research and as we talk to educators somewhat get the information out there and as tom daley noted earlier, we have kids growing up in a digital environment who don't know what copyright is, that we have to find a way to talk to don when they are fighters sold it has made a picture on the wall at seven at the wrong name on it. how does that make them feel and what are the reasons they might be able to engage in a fair use of copyright content. it is an important concept and one will continue to explore. we don't want to simply be the same kind of restores out there before, same kind of resource it thinks the copyright in legal terms. but we want to be able to reach the next generation of people thinkin
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